Adapting to Retail's Evolution

Adapting to Retail's Evolution

by Jeff Scott On the surface of it, 2017 has not been the most auspicious of years for brick and mortar retail so far. American retailers have been closing stores at pace as they confront the impact of e-commerce on the bottom line, and headlines paint a gloomy picture of future. Not everyone is downbeat. Starbucks’ CEO Kevin Johnson, for example, is bullish on expansion – even while he acknowledges...

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Can Square Clip PayPal's Wings? - MarketRealist.com (5-10-17)

It's More Than Amazon: Why Retail is in distress now CNBC (5-5-17)

The Death Of Retail Is Greatly Exaggerated - TechCrunch

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13th Annual IRCE Conference Draws Biggest Companies and Leaders in the E-Commerce Industry

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Future POS/Fidelis Payments leaders hone skills at sales ‘bootcamp’

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Loop Commerce Reveals Top Gifts and Consumer Behavior Insights for Mother’s Day…

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Associated Wholesale Grocers Partners With RangeMe to Scale Growth Across All Ca…

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Mastercard is Becoming the Ticket to Ride in More Than 80 Global Cities

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Star Micronics to Showcase Cutting-Edge Payments Technology at ETA TRANSACT

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Centric Software Major Game Changing Innovation: Centric Visual Innovation Platf…

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REVTECH Retail Accelerator Launches Co-working Space

05-24-2017

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Aptos Announces New Episode of Award-Winning Commerce of Caring Podcast

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Sterling Payment Technologies Launches New Website

05-22-2017

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Ibotta Reimagines Shopping App to Introduce Personalized Cash-Back Offers

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Samsonite Selects Cloud-Based Aptos Enterprise Order Management

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HotSchedules Announces Participation in the 2017 #NRAShow17

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05-17-2017

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05-18-2017

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Displaydata Opens New U.S. Support Center in Atlanta

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Conformance Technologies Receives ETA’s PayPal Tech Innovation Award

05-16-2017

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